Basket

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
7760
Item name
Basket 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Milne Bay Province > Alotau > Massim
Map
Collector
Sir Samuel Griffith 
Acquisition date
April 10, 1958 
Acquisition method
Donated by T. Brown 
Raw material
Plant fibre, grass, palm
Dimensions
H: 340 mm W: 230 mm L: D: 230 mm Circum:

Description

Round woven grass basket in two parts, one which fits inside the other as a lid. The basket has a flat base and a woven twine handle attached to inside of outer part and threaded through to outer side where twine is loose creating tassels. Inner sides are lined with plant fibre, some red pigment on the handle. Registration number 7760 marked with pen.

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